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called out morantha waters. she was living in san francisco with her husband in a nice apartment. her second husband said to her, you have $10,000 from your first husband. let's invest in san miguel island. it is one of the islands off the coast of santa barbara, where i live, the farthest south and the windiest. the problem with her, she had consumption. it is 1888. the only cure they knew was a rest cure with fresh air. in san for cisco, we all know it is foggy, cold, and miserable. her husband said, if we go to san miguel, it will be warmer, good air, it will help you. guess what? it is even worse than san francisco. the wind blows, it is eroded, they have sandstorms, so she did not do so well. she lasted six months and a few years later, she died. meanwhile, the husband, like some fairy tale, took the young girl, edith, out of school and brought her back out there to live with three men and be there to take care of her. whether she escapes or not, i am not going to tell everybody. you are going to have to read the book. the second part, i was amazed at the correspondences between
the next mark zuckerberg. i'm in coffeeshops in san francisco meeting with entrepreneurs, i probably go to 10 to 15 different start-ups during a week. i want to find big disruptive ideas. >> rose: but with ideas before they've done anything to move forward on the ideas. >> absolutely. sometimes it is an entrepreneur that has an idea that hasn't even started coding it yet but they have done something previously that was interesting. so i know they have the means to go about building something. and they just want to, you know, brainstorm with me and white board some of these ideas out. >> farther of-- part of what we are looking for is we're investing in teams and people, more than products at the early stages. so you are looking for larry and sergei as they were starting out. because they're what made google different from lycos and the other search engines. so we're looking for people that fit that mold. >> rose: and how do you find them? and what are they like? >> two questions so, how do we find them. this is a social business. so it has to do with networks and working with people and
of same-sex marriage, catholic bishop salvatore cordileone, has been elevated to archbishop of san francisco. cordileone was formally installed in a ceremony on thursday. in the past, the archbishop said catholics who support same-sex marriage should not receive communion. the episcopal bishop of california said he will work with cordileone on some issues, but he also said he'd welcome into the episcopal church catholics who "may find themselves less at home" under the new archbishop. >>> we have a lucky severson story now on the growing role of money in the election of judges. in iowa, the governor appoints a supreme court justice and then, later, the people vote on whether to retain that justice. in 2010, a group of christian conservatives organized a million-dollar ad campaign targeting three supreme court justices who had voted to allow same-sex marriage. the lobbyists won, raising the question, in iowa and elsewhere. if justices have to depend on campaign donations, can they remain fair and impartial in court? >> reporter: this was the family leadership summit in august on the
dr. sharon levine. >>> new study i referred doctor sharon levine, from san francisco, associated executive director of kaiser permanenty. that new study refers to schizophrenia and the new drug it was found is better than the existing drug, right? >> yes, that's right this. is a very important studdy and it demonstrated in a large population that the older antipsychotic drug, heldol, was more affective than the newer category called a typical antipsychotics. and it really speaks to the fact that we have a buys, all of us, consumers, physicians, we assume that new means improved. and in fact, what is really true is that needs to be established by solid evidence and not just assumption. this is a very important study for the federal government. very important study for state government. because this category of drugs is a substantial expense for the medicaid program. >> what's the cost between haldol and the new drug that came out? >> it's a difference between haldol and a entire category, the a typical antisigh cotics. it's a many expense. that doesn't mean haldol is the right dru
, and that is an epic of percentages are still undecided. for more we go to san francisco where we're joined by one of the measure's leading supporters, jeanne woodford, the former warden of san quentin state prison, where she oversaw four executions. she says she did her job, but didn't think it was the right thing to do. warden woodford has also served as the undersecretary director of the california department of corrections and rehabilitation. she is from executive director of death penalty focus of california, which educates the public about alternatives to the death penalty. jeanne woodford, welcome to "democracy now!" why don't you lay out exactly what this ballot initiative would do. >> the proposition 34-3 simple things. it takes the existing law and crosses out death penalty, and leaves life without the possibility of parole as the harshest punishment in california. it sets aside $100 million in total to be spent over 3.5 years for the sole purpose of solving 46% of homicides and 56% of reported rapes that go unsolved each year on average in the state of california. finally, it requires a
institute in san francisco, a workshop that takes documentary's and three envisions them as a trans- medium digital projects. the notion was, at this moment in time, the health care debate was getting so noisy. the people on the front lines, their voices were not really being represented in that conversation. i was getting e-mails from whoever sang, share your story, tell your health care story, of lodi video. -- upload a video. i suspected that people were not doing that. we wanted to sit down and talk with people and meet with people. our question was, what are you waiting for? that led to profound and poignant moments of expression. the question was not, what do you think about health care reform, what do you think about this hospital, people just wanted to share who they were. they won the dignity in that moment. when you walk into a public hospital waiting room, if you lose your dignity. we wanted to capture that. that really set the tone for the film, this notion that, let's allow this community a voice and tried to step back ourselves and not editorialize and just allow the lives of
that happened? >> i was coming back from san francisco. i had been at a meeting. i had made my presentation to the principle, a high school conference, and i was to have dinner with a group that evening so that we continue. something said, you need to go home. i am a poet. i have shared this before. something said, you need to go home. i said, if i leave downtown san francisco now, i can be at sfo by 9:00. if i do that, i can be on the 10:50 redeye. that is what i wish to report. i told the principal, i'm sorry, but i have a strong feeling i need to go. i was never thinking i was coming into a buzz saw. all i flew all night into charlotte. i went down in charlotte. i can go to sleep easily. god has given me a great gift. i can sleep anytime. we got into charlotte and i woke up. we got into charlotte. it was 6:15 in the morning. we should have been here around 9:00, but the winter was that. so i just went back to sleep for the announcement. the next one was canceled because of the wind. but the airport does not that you have any information. we had no idea what was going on. those coming int
your own hometown newspaper after san francisco, on debt, that is one and the other is, ceo's call for deficit action and so the question is, what is going to happen? let's assume president obama is reelected to the fiscal cliff. give us what you think is possible. >> okay. as you know, just to put it in context, we are at a place where in -- in order to raise the debt ceiling the republican agreed to -- well, everybody agreed to but the republicans all voted for, including the leadership a plan where we would have a super committee which would reduce the deficit by x amount of dollars and if not, we would go to a place where there would be a firewall between five and a half billion -- $500 billion, defense, domestic, just to put it in -- >> rose: right. >> not the best way to go about it, we should have been able to do it in the super committee but in order to do that, you have to have revenue. now, all of these people, the ceos -- >> rose: all say you need revenue -- >> all missing in action. no they are wonderful on that score but all missing in action when this step was being
, this is such a very serious conversation to have, in an san francisco they have taken great pride and chris stevens, went to the service with his family and others, the secretary of state has rightfully called for this accountability review under the leadership of secretary pickeringable, .. ambassador pickering, he held both titles, the fbi is having its own investigation into it, and that is that we have to find out. i do think it is shameful that the republicans in the house of representatives have been willing to reveal forces and methods which is -- people go to jail for that, and endangering the lives. >> rose: how would you character try what they did? >> what they did was they dumped -- without any -- >> rose: characterize what they did you would say what about? was it -- >> what they did was, we have an expression in intelligence, loose lips sink ships, and you cannot talk about sources, whenever you are trying to -- they were having a political agenda, they know that the secretary called for an accountability review, they know the fbi was investigating. >> rose: so what they did endanger
of san francisco. >> it has been said if in mexico were to secede from the u.s., it would be the third bus powerful nuclear nation in the world. >> that is correct in terms of numbers. people who fly out of the albuquerque airport, if you know where to look, and it is very obscure, but if you know where to look, you can see as you take off about 2 miles out there is a repository that may have up to 3000 nuclear warheads. all the enough, it is a good thing they are there. bush sr. unilaterally retired a bunch of these weapons while there was a possible coup in moscow, but they are still awaiting [indiscernible] what we need to do instead of building up our arsenal, which we're doing, and extending the lives of the weapons, we need to be dismantling them and working off the -- >> chuck montaƑo, your final comment? >> i sympathize with what is happening in the navajo nation. my experience at the lab, i worked in safeguards when i first came into the lab. i know a lot of the material was improperly disposed of. in the early 1980's, they had open pits called area g. right before regulation
, the san francisco bay area, miami, the washington, d.c. area, sacramento, chicago, and orlando. walmart workers are not unionized and have long complained of poor working conditions and inadequate wages. according to organizers, employees are protesting company attempts to "silence and retaliate against workers for speaking out for improvement on the job." this is walmart associate carlton smith speaking in june at walmart's annual shareholder meeting in bentonville, arkansas. >> made a commitment the the rapinoe retaliation for association if we choose to organize together to help walmart better, but we continue to expense retaliation against associates who speak out for change. >> some striking walmart associates plan to protest again today at a walmart annual investor meeting at its headquarters in arkansas. walmart did not respond to our request for comment. to find out more but the significance of the strike, we go to bentonville, arkansas, to talk to mike compton, a walmart warehouse employee in elwood, illinois. in new york, we're joined by josh eidelson, who broke the story last
at the virginia military institute. campaign later that day in san francisco, president obama said romney is wrong to oppose the winding down of the iraq war. >> governor romney has a different view. he said it is tragic to end the war in iraq. he doubled down that believe in a speech today, saying it was a mistake. i disagree. bringing our troops home was the right thing to do. [applause] every great american who wears a uniform of this country should know that as long as i am commander in chief, we will sustain the strongest military the world has ever known. and when our troops take off their uniforms, we will serve them as well as they have served us. >> during his remarks, obama also addressed his debate performance in denver last week, saying supporters had criticized him for being too nice. >> after the debate i had a bunch of folks say, "don't be so nice." [applause] but i want everyone to understand something. what was being presented wasn't leadership, but salesmanship. >> a rare form of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections has killed at least eight people in the u.s. and sicke
is an article from the san francisco newspaper. it was an article complaining of or were a prisoner complaints of guards taking literature from a cell. another piece is 8 that he had with a dragon on it, which is considered a gang symbol by the department corrections for the third piece of evidence was the journal he kept in which he wrote about african-american history. he mentions nat turner, malcolm x, has statistics about the number of hangings in the mid- 20s century of african americans. in it he has a quote by george jackson which is used as evidence of gang affiliation. so he has been in for four years now and does not know when he will get out. >> you're right, the decision to put a man in solitary indefinitely is made and internal hearings the prisoners and last about 20 minutes, closed-door affairs. i was told i could not win this one, no one can pick any one of the sec, when josh fatal and i finally, for the revolutionary court in iran, we had a lawyer present but were not able to speak to him. in california, an inmate facing the worst punishment our penal system has to offer short
them you have scanners which you feed the paper ballot into the scan they are is how we do it in san francisco, the scanner tabulates, it looks at the paper ballot and tan hates the results and tremendous end zero at the end it gives you the counts, afterwards you can check on the computer and the scanner because you have the original paper ballots that the voter filled out so the voter knows they accurately reflect the voters' will. >> rose: what is the worst thing that has happened with voter machines? >> that is difficult, we may not know, we may not know. >> rose: okay. but is there any 11 in lawyer being the most famous case of voting machines irregularities? >> well, i would actually push back a little on that, because the machines in florida. >> rose: the problem -- >> of course it was a problem in 2000 bus that was paper, hanging chads, that's right, it was, but the vote in florida was all paper. well at that point they had machines tabulating the paper but the computers came in florida in 2002 where they had problems again because the machines took a lot of time to start up
in san francisco, and he's yelling at someone there, because he hasn't organized his car and he had to wait for five minutes. and then he tells me this story about how entitlement can make you not an ideal person. that kind of says it all, right? >> the political behavior is another thing and there's no doubt in either of your minds, is there, that they tilt the rules in their favor through their influence and power over the politicians? >> no. absolutely. >> i mean our own government relaxed the regulations, upended the rules, leveled the laws, to make way for them. >> they have the power and influence over the government to -- and they've been continually deregulating the atmosphere to legalize whatever it is that they want to do. whether it's mergers of insurance companies, investment banks and commercial banks. derivatives, the commodities futures modernization act of 2000. they lobbied to create a completely deregulated atmosphere with that and we saw what happened in 2008 with the collapse of apps like aig. they've been incredibly successful in creating their own landscape whe
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